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My last few blogs have been kind of depressing. I am so happy to have had a change of attitude! I have had an epiphany I wish to share with you. I am an adult. I know I can control myself; sometimes I choose not to. I know certain choices put my... Read more
Try, try again
Well, I did not do very well at all this Thanksgiving. I overate by hundreds of calories. I was asked to make the pies, and we brought home lots of leftovers, which I haven't been able to resist. I still feel sick today! I don't understand why t... Read more
I am so excited for Thanksgiving! I let myself down my overindulging at Halloween; but I have a plan in place to enjoy tomorrow without overindulging. In just the past month, I have become more reliant on how I feel physically in this weight los... Read more
Well, I just thought I'd post my thoughts. Kind of a general overview so I can organize my thoughts. I have been very successful with my team, Living Binge Free. I have a lot more control over my cravings. I may not be perfect yet, but I am movi... Read more
I am grateful for this year that I've spent in VA. I have met a lot of great people, and had some great experiences. We will be moving, and I am so excited to experience new things! I am trying to be more open to newness, after all, I spent my e... Read more
Pipe Dream Obsession, or Go for it?
I have a love/hate relationship with advice books of any variety. I love reading "Dave Ramsey's Total Money Makeover", but then I want to go crazy and get debts paid off even if i have to sell a kid! Ok, I've never considered selling a kid, but ... Read more
I love goals. I love setting and accomplishing the mini goals that contribute to the big goal. I am lagging in motivation a little, so I thought, "Why not throw it out into the Sparkpeople universe?" This way, I know people will read it, and I w... Read more
Overeating. Binge eating. Destructive eating. What a bummer of a condition. Why do I do it? I used to think my eating was normal; since I was training for a 5 miler, my weight didn't go up. I don't know what started my bingeing. I think the trai... Read more
I wrote last time about how I didn't have a big picture mentality, and about how that has made a HUGE difference in my journey. Another aspect I added in this time around is community involvement. I have joined several teams and opted into goals... Read more
I feel unstoppable!
I am returning to Sparkpeople after a looooooong absence. I started using Sparkpeople in October 2009, and at that time, i had a 6 mo old baby, and my focus was on vanity weight loss (as opposed to health issue related weight loss). At that time... Read more
I am not really sure what to write about, hence the title, but I do love to just let my thoughts tumble out. I have gained 6 lbs since moving home while my husband is away with the air force for 4 months. The weight itself isn't so bad, but my B... Read more
CHRISTmas time is over
I love the holidays. Society seems, for a moment, to forget about themselves and focus on their friends and family, and strangers in need. This year I was a little selfish :D I focused on myself. I wanted to maintain my weight this holiday sea... Read more
It makes me sad to see people trying to squander CHRISTmas every year because it has religious connotations. I hope that my celebrations haven't offended anyone or made them uncomfortable, but quite honestly, it makes me uncomfortable when peopl... Read more
This morning I graduated from earning ribbons for the points I accumulate and I got my first trophy! Other goals would be hitting my target weight of 135. I am proud of myself for being diligent in tracking, even when I slipped and the report wa... Read more
I had a wonderful opportunity to support my brother today! He had his last cross country race of his high school career and it had to be rainy and cold today! He went out and got his personal best of 20:30 for a 5k! It is so awesome to see him s... Read more